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Max Barry

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Nothing Against Women

Boy we’ve become smart about feminism. Way back when I was young,
if you were a dude who wasn’t a feminist, you told girls to make
you a sandwich and sexually denigrated them in the workplace.
But actively vocalized misogyny has become pretty uncool since then,
so we had to come up with something new. And we did! It’s: Nothing.


Nothing is great. Nothing works almost as well as active misogyny, with
the

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“People resist a census, but give them a profile page and they'll spend all day telling you who they are.”
Max Barry, Lexicon

“She had been in situations like this, where people said, Convince me, and in none of those had they actually wanted to be convinced. She could lay down a perfect argument and they just invented new bullshit on the spot to justify why the answer was still no. When people said, Convince me, she knew it didn’t mean they had an open mind. It meant they had power and wanted to enjoy it a minute.”
Max Barry, Lexicon

“every story written is
marks upon a page
The same marks,
repeated, only
differently arranged”
Max Barry, Lexicon

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